Technical Disaster

This Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA) estimates the impact on the population, physical assets, infrastructure and service delivery, following the explosions in the Port of Beirut in August 2020.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union
3RF Cover
The framework for Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction (the 3RF) is a people-centered recovery and reconstruction framework, and a part of a comprehensive response to the massive explosion on the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020.
World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union

The article claims that to those affected, disaster is an existential experience. For them, it is an unexpected existential ‘event’ clearly separating a ‘before’ from an ‘after’. In the academic disaster domain however the ‘disaster as event’ is being

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)

Several recent chemical spills have caused large-scale drinking water contamination incidents in Canada and the USA. The study goal was to identify key decisions and actions critical to incident investigations using the 2014 crude MCHM chemical spill in

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

In April of 2010 the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill poured an estimated five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a five-month period. This paper examines resilience by gender to investigate the role of social networks, risk perceptions

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
This document is aimed to consolidate knowledge related to risk monitoring and disaster management within the ASEAN region, and seeks to provide a space for the sharing of best practices and latest research and analysis.
Asean Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management

Eight years after the start of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and two years after the Japanese government lifted evacuation orders in areas of Namie and Iitate, radiation levels remain too high for the safe return of thousands of Japanese citizen

Greenpeace International

World Rescue is a narrative, research-based mobile phone video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through fast-paced gameplay set in Kenya, Norway, Brazil, India, and China, the player will meet and help five young

UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development ZU Digital Literary Safari
This report contains the findings of a study commissioned by agencies of the United Nations to obtain credible information on the conditions in which people affected by the Chernobyl accident are living fifteen years after the explosion, and to make recommendations as to how their needs can best be addressed in the light of this information.
World Health Organization United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
This report was prepared by the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission for the National Diet of Japan. It investigates the circumstances and causes of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident in 2011.
Japan - government